Hijacking Special Elections and Recall 2011 - Information on CREDO

Hijacking Special Elections and Recall 2011

CREDO

Posted: March 21, 2011
Updated: January 8, 2014

OathSpending

This cellular phone company is an offshoot of Working Assets which donates a portion of its charges to human rights, environmental and social causes voted on by the customers, including groups like Planned Parenthood, Greenpeace, American Civil Liberties Union and Doctors Without Borders, among others.

CREDO first registered as a corporation with the Government Accountability Board on March 3, 2011. On March 7, CREDO filed an oath of independent disbursements in oppostion to eight Republican senators targeted for recall, six of whom faced recall elections in August 2011.

CREDO reported no spending in the recall elections.

This organization is registered with the Government Accountability Board following the January 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC as a corporation making independent disbursements.